A tragedy means always a man's struggle with that which is stronger than man.
How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.
We fear our highest possibility (as well as our lowest one). We are generally afraid to become that which we can glimpse in our most perfect moments.
Courage is a kind of salvation.
Anyone who knows anything of history knows that great social changes are impossible without feminine upheaval. Social progress can be measured exactly by the social position of the fair sex, the ugly ones included
Live simply so others may simply live.
Life's pretty good, and why wouldn't it be? I'm a pirate, after all.
As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.
Every morning we are born again. What we do today is what matters most.
Blessed be Providence which has given to each his toy: the doll to the child, the child to the woman, the woman to the man, the man to the devil!
To protect our freedoms, it seems we're going to have to relinquish some of our freedoms for a short period of time.
Of all the diversions of life, there is none so proper to fill up its empty spaces as the reading of useful and entertaining authors.
To forget is the secret of eternal youth. One grows old only through memory. There's much too little forgetting.
To live is to choose. But to choose well, you must know who you are and what you stand for, where you want to go and why you want to get there.
Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure.
You have to go on and be crazy. Craziness is like heaven.
The desire to fly is an idea handed down to us by our ancestors who... looked enviously on the birds soaring freely through space... on the infinite highway of the air
If a man neglects education, he walks lame to the end of his life
All my life through, the new sights of nature made me rejoice like a child.
Nature is not human-hearted.
Stop acting as if life is a rehearsal. Live this day as if it were your last. The past is over and gone. The future is not guaranteed.